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handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. first at 4:00 today, the latest on the hunt for william bradford bishop. late this morning, the fbi exhumed the body of an unidentified man who in the photo we're showing you here on the left bears a striking resemblance to bishop, scene on the right. detectives say bishop disappeared after he murdered his family with a sledgehammer notice their home in 1976. as the news4 i-team was first to report, the fbi added bishop to its ten most wanted list in april. tisha thompson will have new details about exactly how authorities plan to determine whether the body they dug up today is that of bishop or not. that's coming up in just a few minutes. first at 4:00, a former d.c. police officer has been sentenced to seven years in prison for pimping teenage girls. police arrested linwood barnhill last year after they found two missing girls in his apartment. he admits he videotaped himself having sex with one of the girls
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and arranging sexual encounters for two others. the victims ranged in age from 15 to 17 years old. and as part of his sentence, the former officer is required to register as a sex offender. coming up on news4 at 5:00, the attorney for one of the victims says more police officers may be involved. montgomery county police are handing out flyers today hoping it will lead to new clues in their search for a dangerous robbery suspect. a woman was nearly stabbed to death in the parking lot of the forest park apartments along piney branch road in silver spring. the attack happened last week. police say the victim was walking home when a man walked up to her and demanded money. he then knocked her to the ground and stabbed her repeatedly. a good samaritan witnessed the attack and called police. first at 4:00, you're about to see some newly released photos of a skimming device, the same used to steal people's money at some maryland atms. these devices were attached to atms at six sandy spring bank locations, this found in
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frederick. it's a card reading mechanism and video camera to capture customers' banking and pin numbers. tuesday, a police officer released images of a man they think is linked to the skimming scheme. they're still looking for him. one of the victims told news4 that $1500 was stolen out of her account. turbulence on wall street for the third day in a row. the dow jones industrial average plunged about 320 points today. energy stocks took the biggest hit. looks like today will be the dow's worst single day loss this year. and that's especially notable, because yesterday was the dow's best single gain day of the year. breaking news about ebola concerns here in the u.s. the texas sheriffs deputy does not have ebola. the result of an ebola test just came in. sergeant michael monic was placed in isolation out of an
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abundance of caution. he does not have the virus. >> reporter: officials are looking for ways to treat the ebola threat. her brother says she needs help to breathe. two doctors who treated her have been geren teened. a medical flight from sierra leone was denied permission to land in morocco and portugal. the plane carried a norwegian doctor who contracted the disease in west africa. the plane continued on to oslo. here in washington, cdc director thomas frieden warned world financial leaders that the ebola outbreak is reminiscent of the global health threat caused by aids. >> this is a fluid and heterogenous epidemic. it's changing quickly. and it's going to be a long plight. >> dr. frieden spoke at the annual meeting of the world bank and international monetary fund, telling members they need to act quickly to stop the spread. and we're tracking every angle
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of this outbreak and invite you to stay with nbc washington for continuing coverage. first at 4:00, preparations now well under way for a huge concert here in washington to honor those who have served our country. ♪ >> "the boss" bruce springsteen is one of the performers scheduled for the concert for valor on veterans day. hbo and starbucks are behind the huge concert, which will also feature carrie underwood, eminem, rihanna and many others. of. >> that concert could actually become a transit nightmare. this afternoon, there are already big concerns about control for an event that could rival the size of the inauguration. transportation reporter adam tuss has more. >> reporter: beautiful day here on the national mall. not too crowded. certainly not as crowded as we could see this pla in just a
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couple of weeks. the concert for valor is coming up november 11th. we're talking about bruce springste springsteen, metallic, eminem, rihanna, carrie underwood. did you know about this concert being planned here? 800,000 people possible down here to see the show and as you look out here, you see that there aren't that many people here today. well, it could look a lot different come just a few weeks. and you know who is concerned about moving everybody out of here? metro. >> it takes us about two hours to clear the crowd from 4th of july. if this is one half, two times that size, the time to clear it would be three or four hours. so that's a lot of things we have to take into consideration. >> reporter: back here now on the national mall, on news4 at 5:00, much more on this story. we'll talk about the event organizers. what are they saying about the whole thing, and do they have a transportation game plan for getting everybody out of here? on the national mall, adam tuss,
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news4. here come the clouds. storm team 4 is tracking some showers and we're gearing up for a dreary weekend. >> yeah, let's get to meteorologist veronica johnson in the weather center for the latest. >> hey, guys. i was going to say with that concert on saturday, unfortunately, there will be some wet periods coming our way the entire weekend. now it's not going to rain constantly, so you're going to have to tune in here to see when we're going to get those dry spells. right now we are dry. but storm team 4 radar, look at this, we've got rain just off to our west around frostburg, areas of morgantown coming through northern west virginia, just shy of charleston right now. some showers and then thunderstorms extending south of that. all that making its way into our area, so, yes, the clouds already here. high clouds as we take a look at that national harbor cam live. and anywhere that you look, you can see the high clouds increasing here for your evening, with showers starting tonight. i think late tonight, probably just after midnight, then it's a damp stretch for us in a very long damp stretch for us, too.
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i'll show you which days we could get just a little bit of sunshine in here. which days are looking the warmest too. that's all in just a couple minutes. guys? >> . well, yeah, i love that movie. a comedy classic gets a reboot in what's more, the new ghost fighting team will be all women. we have a list of some of hollywood's contingents. plus, a shoe store robbery in prince george's county with a bizarre twist. did an employee rob her own store? first at 4:00.
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a crews are working to repair a water lane near
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military road and northwest. on top of that, one lane on the eastbound side of military road is blocked and we're told repairs probably won't be completed until tomorrow. the d.c. department of transportation says this could be connected to a water main break yesterday, in that same area. the goal is to make a deadly intersection near the university of maryland safer. government and transportation officials took part in a ribbon-cutting this morning to celebrate the installation of a new pedestrian crosswalk signal. it's at the intersection of route 1 and hartwick road in college park and one of several new improvements designed to cut down on the number of deadly pedestrian accidents. three students were hit and killed this year while crossing route 1. >> i cross this every morning. and there's always such a struggle to cross the street, because people keep on turning left. >> in addition to the new signal, the speed limits have been lowered to 25 miles per hour enforced by a new speed camera. and to stop jaywalking, a fence now runs along the median
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between knox and hartwick roads, forcing pedestrians to cross at the corner. a developing story in northern virginia. a 29-mile stretch of express toll lanes may open sooner than planned on i-95. the lanes went to i-395 to garrison road in stafford county. they were originally scheduled to open early next year, but construction is ahead of schedule. the project is a public/private partnership, similar to what's in place on the beltway in northern virginia. drivers can use the i-95 express lanes and pay a toll based on congestion or in a carpool lane. david culver is getting a ride on that new road, and his report is coming up on news 4 at 5:00. now to a story you will see first at 4:00. a prince george's county woman arrested for robbery at the store where she works. tiffany latrice reid's store was held up saturday night by a woman who implied she had a gun.
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reid was taken into custody yesterday. police say she had missed a holding at the store on saturday and last december. no one else has been charged in the case. the nominations are in for the rock 'n roll hall of fame's class of 2015. >> and has one of the fbi's ten most wanted been found dead? the i-team's tisha thompson joins us with what could be a major break in the hunt for notorious bethesda fugitive wi
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you're watching news4 at 4:00. is a man buried in a rural cemetery in alabama one of this area's most wanted fugitives? >> the fbi exhumed his body today. now they'll see if his dna matches that of william bradford bishop. >> tisha thompson broke the story and has video of what happened. >> pat, in april, the fbi put punish bishop on its ten most wanted list. he vanished after he murdered his mother, wife, three young boys with a short-handled sledgehammer inside their potomac home. we want to warn you, a photo we're about to show may be disturbing to some of our viewers, because today the fbi agents unearthed a vault containing the remains of a man only known as john doe. of he died in 1981, about five years after the bishop murders, as he was hitchhiking along a highway in scotts boro, alabama. police there have spent years trying to identify him and
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received a tip in august from a local resident that he looked a lot like bishop. the fbi will take dna samples from john doe to compare to bishop's dna. >> we have known samples of mr. bishop's dna at the fbi laboratory in quantico. my understanding is, the dna came off of a cigarette. during the course of the investigation. >> it takes some time to create dna samples, so we've had some viewers ask us, why can't they just compare the dental records and get an answer right away? we're told they just don't know what they'll find inside that vault. since john doe was hit by a car, it's also possible he could be missing some of those critical teeth to identify him. we've got a lot more on this story. hear from the sister who made the connection between the two men, and whether investigators really think this is their man. tonight on news4 at 5:00 and 6:00. a tisha thompson, news4 i-team. that cigarette being used to check the dna of bishop and john
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doe is one of many pieces of evidence in this 40-year-old mystery. to see a slide show of evidence from inside the cold case unit, log on to i tell you, you could not dial up a better day than what we had today. i was outside earlier. it was fantastic! >> and now, waa-waa-waa. >> we're talking a couple of days of wet weather in the forecast. but it's going to be raining the entire time so a little good news there, right? okay. i'll take that. take a look at storm team 4 radar. we're watching the rain, tracking into areas of west virginia, moving eastward, but not making that much headway off toward the east. a lot of it really eroding as it hits the mountains. you can see morgantown and toward elkins and higher elevations a little bit of moderate rain coming there. what's happening here, we've got this weather system that's laid out just off to the west, stationary front. that means it's just going to sit there. not going to move very much. kind o meander. just a little bit around the
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area. for the most part, it is a wet pattern for us. 70 for your temperature, a partly sunny sky right now. clouds will be on the increase here for your evening. so let me show you that. 70 degrees by 7:00. 65 degrees by 9:00. once the sun goes down, yeah, the temperatures are going to be dropping that quickly, because of the fact that we're going to have cloud cover moving in during the overnight. scattered light showers coming our way after midnight. and that means for your morning rush there could be these little waves of showers here and there, but nothing too heavy. let me show you on future weather. here's 5:00. there are the clouds all the white you see around leesburg and warrenton and la ray. 4:00 a.m. in the morning, overcast sky. and then as we get into the hours of around 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., i think there will be some little showers starting to show up around hagerstown, frederick, leesburg, 72, 70. around 81, frostburg, wet. at lunch time tomorrow. and then more rain comes in around 6:00, 7:00, during the evening. in fact, it's tomorrow night
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when we could have some moderate to heavier rains coming through the area. i think most of that is just going to stay shy of baltimore. so it could be okay for the game going on there. could be some moderate rains again across areas of southern maryland and northern neck that continue friday night and saturday in the wee hours of the morning. then we get a break here. 10:00 a.m. on saturday, cloud cover there. even a little bit of clearing up to the north and west where we could have just a little bit of sunshine. hagerstown, frederick, winchester, late in the day. as well as early sunday morning. but before the clouds are back and rain is back. so there will be that pocket in between saturday afternoon, sunday morning, maybe sunday up to midday, where we could have some dry times around. high temperatures for tomorrow, mt. airy, frederick, 61. you get around fredericksburg, quantico, 67. 69 fredericksburg to 67 degrees culpeper. again, chris, just put the shades away. you're not going to need them too much for the next couple of
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days. but what you are going to be needing is your umbrella. again, look at this. the four-day stretch from storm team 4, 67 your temperature on friday. for saturday, 65 that high temperature with a 40% chance of some morning showers, yes. and then it's afternoon and evening showers back on sunday. a cooler weekend for us and sunday morning our high temperature of 50 degrees. we're talking about 40s in some of the outlying suburbs. it will be starting out chilly. talk about how much rain and the impact on the weekend in a few minutes. >> thanks, vj. ♪ green day has been nominated for the rock 'n roll hall of fame and they're on the ballot for the first time. other first time nominees include sting, the british band, the smiths and bill withers. he had a lot of hits including lean on me. nine inch nails and stevie ray vaughan also on the list. members in the community will vote on the inductees and the
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hall will give the results in december. got ghosts in the house? who ya gonna call? ♪ >> hey, anybody see a ghost? >> a new ghost-busting team is coming to town, and it will be led by a female cast. film maker paul fooeg who made "bridesmaids" is behind the sequel. some names trending are chiropractkirsten wig, amy poehler. octoberfest is coming this weekend. right now crews are in the process of setting up the carnival rides that will join the fall brews and foods from area restaurants at the event. there will also be live entertainment. the festival runs saturday noon to 11:00 and sunday noon to 8:00. the audiotape is out now. hear the disturbing tape of popular tv dad, steven collins,
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allegedly admitting to child molestation. nearly 15% of your energy bill comes from your appliances. so why not purchase some that could help lower that? i'm erika gonzales, and i'll tell you about the sale that makes that possible, and heads up, it's around the corner.
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you're watching news4 at
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4:00. there are new developments in the investigation into seventh heaven actor steven collins who is accused of molesting three girls. >> the audio recording that is the focus of the allegations is now released as hal jackson reports, both collins and his estranged wife are now speaking out just as their divorce trial is set to start. >> you made it. >> hi, dad. millions of viewers know steven collins as the dedicated dad and devoted reverend on "seventh heaven." >> i've heard people say they were afraid that if they went back to church, the roof would fall in, but -- >> reporter: now it's not a tv show, but an audio recording that has collins back in the spotlight. tmz released the tape, which was not independently verified by nbc news. tmc says collins can be heard in a 2012 therapy session confessing to molesting three young girls. >> it happened -- >> with a 10-year-old, okay. >> well, no, she was 11.
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and then like 12 and 13. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: the actor's estranged wife, faye grant, says two years ago she gave authorities what she called an extremely private recording at their request, and denies releasing the tape to the media. 2012 was the year divorce proceedings began, and in documents filed in court, grant states that more than a decade ago, quote, steven used his celebrity status to engender the trust of the families of the children he molested. less than 48 hours off the recording was made public, collins was dropped from the tv show "scandal" cut from the sequel to the movie "ted," reruns no longer airing on networks. >> there is no question, steven is now branded and is not a product that people want to buy. >> reporter: collins' lawyer who did not respond to requests for comment told us tmz has tried to peddle this to numerous people. in the divorce case she is
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seeking more than to which she is entitled. but grant tells nbc news to falsely characterize these requests as extortion threats is reckless and constitutes yet further abuse. >> right now these are allegations that have come out in a divorce proceeding. no criminal charges have been filed against steven collins. he's a local politician who claims wi-fi is a basic human right. of we'll tell you why he thinks so. plus, never got your wings? how you can get a refund of your money from red bull.
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you're watching news4 at 4:00. good afternoon. i'm chris lawrence in for jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. there is increasing fear in the united states over ebola. one day after federal officials announced the u.s. will screen passengers at five airports for ebola symptoms, cleaners at lagardia airport walked off the job. they work for a company that cleans airplane cabins and bathrooms. the workers say they come in contact with human waste and they are not given adequate protection. a sheriff's compute deputy got sick yesterday, health officials took every precaution. >> we just learned the deputy does not have ebola. nbc's chris pallone is in dallas with the latest. >> reporter: health officials say they used an abundance of caution in bringing sergeant michael monning to texas presbyterian hospital after he
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was sick wednesday. he had been in thomas eric duncan's apartment. >> the deputy who is sick from something is not sick from ebola. and i am not at risk. and no one else is at risk who followed those doctors' protocols in dealing with this family. >> reporter: he delivered a quarantine notice to the family members staying with duncan. those people are part of a group of 48 being checked daily for signs of ebola. they're being watched for 21 days. the incue obama administration for the period for the fatal disease. no one has gotten sick yet. wednesday night, the deputy paused to remember duncan who died after being tested positive for ebola. he was sent home from the hospital despite telling a nurse he had been in liberia. the health department is investigating duncan's care. and it's raised fears others might slip through the cracks. >> the issue that happened in dallas when mr. duncan wasn't
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first recognized, that almost is for sure not going to happen again, because everybody is heads-up about that. >> reporter: this weekend enhanced screening begins at five u.s. airports where most passengers from west africa enter the u.s. passengers will have their temperature taken and will be asked about their contact with ebola victims. chris pallone, nbc news, dallas. >> thanks, chris. we are tracking every angle of this outbreak. we invite you to stay with for continuing coverage. we are also following developments involving another serious illness, the enterovirus, which appears to be targeting children. here are the latest numbers from the centers for disease control. there are now 664 confirmed cases of the respiratory infection since mid august. cases have been found in 45 states, plus the district. five people have died. however, doctors say they're not sure if their deaths are directly linked to this virus. children with a history of asthma or wheezing seem to be the most vulnerable.
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now to the chicago teenager who allegedly wanted to become an american jihadist. 19-year-old mohamed khan is charged with trying to join isis militants in syria. at a detention hearing today, the judge delayed a ruling on bail. khan was arrested in chicago on saturday. he left his parents a letter saying he was traveling to syria, according to investigators. khan's lawyer says the parents were not aware of their son's plans and didn't even see the letter until police found it during a search. several hours from now, we will know the winner of this year's nobel peace prize. the front runner is pope francis, who has traveled the world urging peace and reconciliation. but he could face competition from nsa super leaker edward snowden, who argues that his massive document dump was good for the world. and there's another surprise on the list. russian leader vladimir putin nominated, despite the war in ukraine and the shootdown of malaysian airlines flight 17. maryland governor martin o'malley is reaching out to
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millennials. o'malley told cnn that young people realize that connections to each other make all of us better, and that wi-fi is a human right. the democratic governor has been positioning himself for a presidential run in 2016. in june of 1863, union troops moving through northern virginia stopped in the area that is now hunter mill road and barron cameron avenue in reston. trouble came, the fields caught fire, as depicted in this drawing from the library of congress. hundreds of sholders were overcome, many died. this saturday, an historic marker will be unveiled to commemorate the troops' sacrifices. the marker is located along hunter mill road across from the reston zoo. civil war reenact tors will be part of this weekend's unveiling. now here is something special for boat lovers. the 45th united states sailboat show opened today at the city dock in annapolis. organizers say you'll be able to see not only sailboats, but the
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largest collection of catamarans anywhere. and for the first time, there is a high-performance racing section. why the heirs to the aunt gentlemen mima pancake mix are suing for 2 billion bucks. red bull gives you wings. or does it? the settlement that's putting cash back in your hand if you've recently had the energy drink. i'm erika gonzales, and i'm tell you how much you could get, coming up. and some of you still seeing sunshine right now. others, clouds already. dining out this evening, here's your forecast. overcast, but dry. 64 to 69. no jacket, no umbrella. but ooh, sure going to need it this upcoming weekend. i'll show you why on the other side of the break.
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you're watching news4 at 4:00. you might be booking more flights out of reagan national airport. there has been a jump in the number of passengers there. this comes after congress relaxed rules for flights at reagan national. but they added resources at reagan national are strained right now. looking to double passenger fees. dulles international is seeing a drop in passengers, despite a $5 billion expansion. apple has put its new larger ipad on hold. for now. the "wall street journal" reports the company is struggling to keep up with demand for the iphone 6 and 6-plus, so it's pushing back production of the new tablet until early next year.
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those in the know say apple's new ipad will have a 13-inc high-resolution screen. later this month, apple is still expected to launch the next generation ipad air and possibly some new i macs as well. the family of the women who modeled for aunt jemima say they deserve a cut of profits. they are suing quaker oats which owns the brand. they claim the women were instrumental in creating the recipe and also want a cut of future profits. however, a spokesperson for quaker oats says aunt jemima was never a real person. the company also says no contract exists with the women who modeled for the company. >> a court is going to have to sort that one out. if you bought a red bull energy drink any time in the last decade, you could be entitled to some cash. >> news4 consumer reporter erika gonzales is here to tell us why
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the company has agreed to shell e that before. but in a new settlement, customers are arguing they were misled about the product's benefits. red bull did agree to pay $13 million to consumers as a part of the settlement. it says that any customer who o to red bull. so far, they have not responded to our request for comment. you know, it is a great time to get a deal on a new appliance. virginia is having a sales tax free weekend on lots of energy-efficient products. starting tomorrow, you're going to get to skip the 6% sales tax when you buy energy star and
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water sense products like dishwashers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, even compact fluorescent light bulbs on sale too. forb for instance, you can save more than $100 on an $1800 fridge. that's pretty good. the tax-free weekend runs through monday. all of the appliances and products must cost less than $2500. coming up on news4 at 5:00 tonight, we are going behind the scenes of how airlines respond to your tweets and posts. kind of like who is the magic wizard, if you will, behind the curtain. it's a story we are calling the social skies. and that's coming up tonight at 5:00. >> i've complained to the airlines enough to -- nah, i'm interested to know what they say. >> i will see you tonight at 5:00, then, chris, with a story just for you. >> you have piqued our occur why is toe. thanks, erika. soccer moms, take a listen to this. how safe is the artificial turf your child plays on? you know that rubber dust that
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shows up everywhere? up next, a startling investigative report. is there a link between synthetic turf and the increasing number of
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you're watching news4 at 4:00. well, it's something that thousands of kids are playing on right now. artificial turf is on fields around the country. but there's a growing concern it could be harmful. >> and that concern started with a coach who had two players with
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cancer. nbc's stephanie gosk has been investigating this story for months. >> reporter: casey sullivan may have taken an afternoon soccer game like this for granted, if he had never gotten that diagnosis. >> the doctor came in and said in all my years of medical practice, this is the worst x-ray i've ever seen, the worst chest x-ray. >> reporter: hodgkin's lymphoma, stage 4. sullivan was a college student at the sometime, a young, fit, goalkeeper at the soccer team. >> the doctors never had a good answer. >> reporter: years later, sullivan saw university of washington soccer coach, amy griffin, on the local news. two of her goalkeepers had been diagnosed with similar cancers. a terrible coincidence, she thought, until taking one of her sick players for chemotherapy. >> the nurse said don't tell me you guys are goalkeepers. that is so crazy. you are like the fourth goalkeeper i have hooked up this week. >> reporter: her goalie had a theory. >> she said i just have a
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feeling it has something to do with those black dots. >> reporter: the black dots are actually shredded car and truck tires, used in turf fields to fill the space between artificial blades of grass. they contain all the same chemicals found in most tires. the international agency for cancer research labels four carcinogens, i'll adding that at low levels of exposure, they are considered safe. on a soccer field, goalkeepers, more than any other player, roll around on the turf every practice. >> you end up ingesting the chrome rubber accidentally as a goalkeeper. it's unavoidable. >> reporter: sullivan reached out to coach griffin and now he's on the list, names the coach continues to gather of soccer players who have developed different types of cancer. 38 all together, 34 of them are goalkeepers. a list is not scientific proof. there is no research directly linking chrome rubber exposure to cancer. >> many of them are blood cancers, but there are others
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too. what i would say is that in general, it's very difficult to study the relationship between an environment judge exposure and cancer. >> reporter: no available studies replicategoalkeepers' playing conditions, but many researchers, states and localities defy defend the safety. david sits on the synthetic turf council board. >> there is certainly a preponderance of evidence to this point that says it, in fact, is safe. >> reporter: an nbc news investigation put that assertion to the test. gathering available studies and speaking with pediatricians, scientists and advocacy groups who say more research should be done. >> turf fields come with a number of real risks and a number of real benefits. and every community that's faced with deciding what they want to put in has to weigh in the different risks and benefits for that situation. >> reporter: among the available studies the synthetic turf council points to was one by the epa in 2009.
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the agency itself describes the conclusions as limited. nbc news repeatedly requested an interview, but after several e-mails and two phone calls, the epa refused. in a statement, a spokesperson says the use of chrome rubber remains a state and local decision, and more testing needs to be done. if more research needs to be done, why are we allowing our children to play on this surface? >> sure. well, more research can always be done. i mean, the question is whether or not the synthetic turf is safe. we've got 14 studies on our website. this says we can find no negative health effects. >> reporter: pro athletes and school kids alike are playing on more than 5,000 chrome rubber fields around the country. new york city parks and los angeles schools no longer install the surface, citing multiple health concerns. other cities with the turf say it's cheaper and more durable than grass. and provides more outdoor space for kids to play. sullivan wants his girls to play
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soccer, but he worries about their exposure to chrome rubber. >> our oldest who is 4 years old, she just started playing soccer. and i wouldn't want her to be a goalkeeper. >> now, amy griffith is the first to tell you, she is a coach, not a scientist. but she says she hopes that you raise awareness on the issue. that will generate the research into artificial turf that a lot of people think is needed. some schools in d.c., northern virginia and montgomery county use the same type of artificial turf. news4's chris gordon is tracking local reaction to that nbc report. >> reporter: good afternoon from richard montgomery high school in rockville, maryland. the first of a half dozen montgomery county public schools to install an artificial playing field filled with chrome rubber. we are getting local reaction to the nbc news investigative report questioning how safe is the artificial turf on your child's sports fields. it is important to note that no
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link has been established between this kind of rubber and cancer. montgomery county council member mark el rich has voted against building artificial turf fields for years. >> i sort of subscribe to the principle, if you don't know it's safe, you shouldn't introduce it. if the epa can't say it's safe, how do they expect local jurisdictions to do that. >> reporter: we conducted our own study of the safety of artificial fields. we'll hear about the conclusion of the safety factors concerning chrome rubber ahead on news4 at 5:00. >> thanks, chris. turning to the weather, how wet is it going to get tomorrow? >> really not that bad tomorrow. in fact, tomorrow we're not going to see a lot of showers moving. just some light scattered showers from time to time. not a big deal. it all starts really tomorrow night and after about, 7:00, 8:00, things start to pick up. that's when the weekend starts. look at the temperatures out there right now. we're in the 70s, not bad. a lot of folks enjoying the
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afternoon. we're at 74 degrees, around d.c. and also alexandria. 73 right now in manassas and warrenton. but look at the stack of 60s to our west from hagerstown to winchester right now. get used to this. in fact, lower readings will be on board coming our way for the weekend. yeah. jacket, sweatshirt weather. i'm ready. all right. there's a look at the rain right now. just outside of frostburg, maryland, making its way eastward. and we've got a lot more where that came from. your commuter impact forecast for tomorrow morning, damp pavement. not going to get a lot tonight. just a light, brief shower here and there. but again, enough to make for some damp pavement and temperature at 55 degrees. then up into the mid 70s by afternoon. i think roads could be wet in that latter part of the afternoon/evening rush. a puddle here, a puddle there. then more coming our way for friday night. tomorrow's forecast, cool, with scattered light showers, mainly, around the area until we get to late. those temperatures, again, rising. look at your friday night
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football forecast. between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m., if you're going, it is going to be wet. so you'll need an umbrella, a performo at the high school football games. 65 degrees, with 60 degrees by -- between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. with more moderate rains moving in. so we might see some delays, some cancellations by the time we get to the latter part of the evening. for the o's versus the royals tomorrow in baltimore, bring a poncho. again, wet weather, 59 to 57 degre degrees. by midnight, the army ten-miler right now, wanted to show you this, it's going to be chilly. we started out at 47 degrees at 7:50 when the race kicks off again, could see a shower late. look how long the rain lasts. monday, tuesday, wednesday of next week, we get at least, guys, into the 70s. early part of next week. we'll have a lot more on the weekend. details coming up on news4 at 5:00. guys? >> thanks, vj. caught on camera. imagine finding this outside your house. well, david tang lives in san
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jose, california. and he used his home surveillance cameras to get these shots of a mountain lion surveying its territory from the top of his car. >> wow. >> yeah, good thing he doesn't have a soft top convertible. neighbors believe the sizeable cat came from a nearby park where a lot of deer and small game live. what they're worried about is that people go out at night to walk the dog and the mountain lion tries to attack some of the smaller pets. see this for yourself. a man claims a police officer stole a stack of cash from his pocket. and that's not all. breaking news involving the man accused in the murder of a virginia tech student in the disappearance of a uva student. we just learned that police questioned him years before hannah graham vanished. we'll have all of the new details at the top of the hour.
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you're watching news4 at 4:00. there was more unrest in missouri overnight following another police-involved shooting, this time in st. louis. an off-duty officer shot and killed a teenager during an alleged confrontation. the police chief says the 18-year-old suspect fired three shots at the officer. the officer fired back, killing him. investigators are now working to determine whether the officer's behavior was appropriate. michael brown's fatal shooting took place in nearby ferguson. a new york city police officer is facing allegations that he stole more than $1,000 from a man he stopped to
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question. >> this happened a few weeks ago. but video of the incident has just been released. as ida segal reports, the video raises more questions about the officer's behavior. >> you see this? look. you see this. >> reporter: the man in the sweatshirt is lamar doi, getting slammed up against a fence in brooklyn a few weeks ago as a police officer digs through his pockets. >> give me my money, man. >> reporter: in this cell phone video, it appears as though the officer has taken his money, more than $1300, and doesn't give it back. his attorney, robert marinelli, tells me the police officer robbed his client. >> very vividly depicts what appears to be the police robbing somebody. not arresting them. not somebody who committed a crime or done anything wrong. >> reporter: marinelli says it started when joy was walking through this basketball court with his friends in his coney island neighborhood. one of his friends was allegedly stopped by police and pepper sprayed. marinelli says when joy questioned the officer's actions, this happened.
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>> he just stole his money. >> we could go back to kindergarten where stealing is wrong. >> reporter: joy says the officer pepper sprayed him and then walked away. >> get his badge number. >> reporter: in the video, you can see his sister ask for the cop's badge number. she got pepper sprayed too. the officer officers stood and watched. joy was never arrested. his attorney says he works as a construction worker. it was his birthday, and he had all that cash for a night out on the town with his wife. >> i think the police thought probably mr. joy did not get the money honestly and they could get away with this and nobody would ask questions. >> the man is accusing the city officer of robbery, says he doesn't want to sue the city of new york. he simply wants the his money back. the district attorney's office says they are investigating that video. right now at 5:00, he's accused of killing his family and was thought to be on the run for decades. but tonight one of the most wanted men in america may be found. ebola drills.
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we found a local hospital training right now for what the cdc says is an epidemic that rivals hiv. plus, a police officer pimping teenage girls. right now as he heads to prison, there are new questions in the case that gave the d.c. police department a bad name. some breaking news right now about the prime suspect in the disappearance of uva student, hannah graham. our affiliate in charlottesville is reporting a new connection between jesse matthew and murdered virginia student morgan harrington. matthew's former co-workers told authorities he was working as a taxi driver the night harrington disappeared in 2009. the cab matthew was driving that night was found on a farm two weeks ago. our affiliate also learned authorities interviewed matthew in 2009 about harrington's disappearance. still gathering details on this, but scott macfarlane will have an update at 5:30. to one of the most infamous murder mysteries in the area.
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>> the fbi may be one step closer to finding william bradford bishop. the fbi put bishopen its ten most wanted list earlier this year. he vanished after investigators say he murdered his entire family with a short handled sledgehammer. police say he used the station wagon to take them to north carolina where he set them on fire and abandoned the car in tennessee. the news4's i-team's tisha thompson first reported the break in the case and has details on what happened today. tisha? >> pat and chris, today the fbi said it's received at least 350 tips about bishop since naming him to its ten most wanted list in april. but one tip from alabama has the fbi doing something it's never done before in this case. exhuming the body of a man buried without a name. a warning, we're showing a picture being used in the investigation some might find disturbing.


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